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1Hub Media – feature articles about the benefits of music

“When we commission a piece, we know that the work is in safe hands, and we regard Writing Services more as a business partner than a supplier. Like any publication, regardless of format, the range, quality and consistency of content are of paramount importance. We selected Writing Services because when they wrote for our previous…

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The Music Works – case for support

The Music Works is a charity whose mission is to transform lives through creative music-making. It uses music to empower people to reach their potential so that everyone who wants to, regardless of their background or situation, has the chance to make music. In particular, it focuses on young people who face the greatest barriers…

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Department for Children, Schools and Families – website editing

  “Please accept my thanks for all the work you have done on ECM. Your calm and constructive professionalism and skill as an editor has been an invaluable asset. Very best wishes for the future, it has been a pleasure working with you.” Darren Davison, Digital Communications Manager at Department for Education. “Anita’s many skills…

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Make Music Gloucestershire – website, enewsletters and social media

Writing Services successfully carried out website, enewsletters and social media work for Make Music Gloucestershire, the county’s music education hub. As part of Anita’s work with Make Music Gloucestershire, the county’s music education hub, she developed a new website, enewsletters and social media channels. (NB: the website has since been transferred over to the County…

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Royal Scottish National Orchestra – copywriting, CD & booklet

Writing Services was tasked with copywriting a CD booklet for a project to encourage parents of babies in Scotland to play and enjoy classical music in the home. Hello baby, welcome to the world. Here’s astar to light your journey, And to watch as it’s unfurled. Astar is the Gaelic word for journey. We chose…

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Music Teacher / Cardiff Music Service – feature article

With massive deficits in most local authorities in Wales, music services (the local authority-funded departments or organisations that provide tutors for music lessons to schools, out of school music groups and centres, and other music opportunities for young people) have either closed, or had to lay off staff and vastly reduce their services. Music Development…

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Music Education UK – articles for magazine and website

Music Education UK magazine and website approached Anita to write two articles on headteachers’ role in promoting/developing music in their school, and the wider impact this has on the school and pupils. This was in 2011, a time when music in schools was facing threats from the English Ebacc and the possible removal of music from…

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Environment Agency Wales – staff newsletter

Writing Services won the tender to edit the staff newsletter for Environment Agency Wales in order to appeal to staff and to communicate corporate messages.     “We’re delighted with the way Grassroots has developed since Anita has been working with us. It has an important role in our internal communications strategy, and the editing…

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Dance Blast – communications, press, marketing

“As a result of Anita’s work, we have a variety of marketing tools and an improved understanding and ability to think strategically about marketing. Anita is enthusiastic, knowledgeable, generous and understanding. I gained a huge amount of confidence in my abilities to devise and deliver marketing strategies for Dance Blast.” Sally Carlson, Director, Dance Blast.…

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Creative Partnerships – communications consultant

“Anita is one of the best communications professionals I have ever worked with.  She helped us deliver loads of great events and communication channels – often high profile and nationally significant, working with many different partners, including schools, children and young people and to very tight and pressurised timescales.  She never failed to deliver – and…

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